Blog Archives

“MLA International Bibliography” and LION Database – Not currently available!

October 5, 2011
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The MLA database and the LION database (primarily used by English majors) is not currently available. (Its asking for a log-in account when you follow the links from the Library page.) Problem has been reported. Thomas

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Requesting Books From Library Retrieval System vs Main Stacks Collections

September 29, 2011
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A reminder to everyone! When you’re answering questions about requesting books from the old library, keep in mind that: 1. LRS (Library Retrieval System) – When a patron requests a book from the LRS,  there will be NO notification in their patron record. Students can go to HSS 102 after 24 hours, and the...

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Photo ID’s Required For Most Annex 1 Services!

September 27, 2011
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Everyone: Yesterday, a student user insisted she could check-out headphones in Annex 1 without a photo ID.  She ‘claimed’ student workers regularly check-out headphones for her without a photo ID.  She knew her student ID number. We need a valid SFSU ID (OneCard) to check out materials.   If a student has forgotten their...

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Library Catalog Down – Thursday, 7am to 8:30am

September 22, 2011
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The Library Catalog will be temporarily down Thursday, September 22, from 7AM – 8:30AM. The server needs to be restarted. Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Statistics – Info Point, Student Assistant Desk, and Reference Desk

September 21, 2011
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Reminder to everyone! Please keep statistics on the number of transactions that occur during your assigned hours in Annex 1. Each desk has their own clipboard w/ a daily statistic sheet. The statistics sheets are important, as they reflect the amount of desk ‘traffic’ and impact funding for these areas. Thanks! thomas iwatsubo

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Annex 1 Workstations – Arc GIS software

September 15, 2011
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Everyone: We had a question this morning on software called “Arc Gis” – a mapping/ geography program. Its loaded on Extended Workstations 39-70 ONLY. I asked Kim to update the software list to indicate this change. tki

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IE (Internet Explorer) vs Firefox

September 14, 2011
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Everyone: If patrons are experiencing problems with displaying a PDF document, a quick ‘check’ is to use another browser. Firefox seems to load a PDF document without many problems, while IE often shows a ‘blank’ page. thomas

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Holden Out Today/ Tuesday

September 13, 2011
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From Chris Novak: Holden will be out on Tuesday (8/13). There are 4 classes scheduled starting at 9:30am tomorrow. Kim will be in to help setup the instructional area. For technical assistance Kim, Tim or Chris should be contacted. Chris

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Wednesday/ Aug. 24th/ No Student Assistant

August 24, 2011
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Everyone: FYI: We won’t have any Student Assistant coverage from 11am to 5pm today. tki

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I-Learn Problems in Annex 1

August 23, 2011
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Everyone: There have been a few reported problems accessing I-Learn documents on Annex 1 workstations. We haven’t completely resolved the problem, but for a quick ‘fix’, make sure students are using Firefox, rather than Internet Explorer. If you encounter more problems with opening documents in I-Learn, please note them on this site. Thanks! Thomas

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Reminders

Bones for Biology Students in Media Services

Just a quick reminder to send any Biology students looking for bones to Media Services (LIB 85) — home to all non-print materials! They...

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Add Value – Card Differences

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Note that users adding funds to their OneCard insert the card one way while those adding funds to Guest cards must insert the card...

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OASIS and graduation

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Please give graduating students the following information: ******************** Students can file their applications for graduation BEFORE they finish OASIS. OASIS must be done by...

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OneCard website & credit card value add feature

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Students can add value to there OneCard through the OnceCard website using a credit card. They can also view past transactions and disable their...

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